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NEW: HEAD SHOT HOOK UP

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Hey Friends,

 I love to share my experiences with great photographers with you guys. So hear is my latest head shot shoot with B Head shots

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*Very easy to shoot with. He made the environment relaxed and organic
*Totally a likeable dude who is a photog, model and actor so it's no surprise he has a great eye
*Ok I seriously couldn't pick so I just sent my agent every picture that my eyes weren't closed in, lol
*no really, I have a TON of pics I can use
*very reasonable prices

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*Only or Mainly shoots on weekend
*Picture turn around isn't the quickest but not awful a tad longer than standard.

                                         see below a sample of my new shots. Yayyee!




Website:  http://www.bheadshots.com/ contact: Brendan bheadshotsphotography@gmail.com
Thanks for reading  Nikiva Dionne


HOW TO SURVIVE BEING A BLACK ACTRESS

Hey Friends,

 There is a new web series coming out NOVEMBER 5, 2013 entitled BLACK ACTRESS by Andrea Lewis. I am awestruck by Andrea's vision and her ability to capture the Audition process and the life of an Actress in such a genuine fashion, THEN she ups the ante by offering an in depth look into what being a BLACK actress includes. Black Actress is a Web Series celebrating black actresses while giving you a peek inside the ups & downs of the acting industry.Yall it's real, It's funny and it's inspiring. This Series will start so many beautiful, healthy and necessary conversations and I encourage you guys to share it, talk about it and lets deal with who we want to be and not how it's always been. Be INSPIRED to DO!

I had the pleasure of shooting one of the skits that serves as sort of a prelude to the upcoming web series. I'm honored to have been apart of this project because it really required me to think about what my journey means to me and what it w…

Regression- Short Film

I recently had the pleasure of working with some amazing film makers that I truly consider family. Below is a short film we created for the 48hr film festival in LA. If you aren't familiar basically you have to create a short (write, shoot and edit) within 48 hrs and within the guidelines and ramifications of the film festival. Yes it sounds crazy because it is, lol.  As an Actor all I had to do was show up and act. However, when I arrived (the day of the shoot) I received my script and page one described and extremely emotional scene with me crying, emotions raging etc. Now,  I knew most of the team from other projects so I automatically assumed, them knowing me, they would have me in a comedic role. SIKE! I can honestly say I was terrified when we began and at the end I was so drained but so genuinely proud of myself.  
This short is special not because of the product but because of the faith they had in me to deliver outside of my comfort zone and because I was able to share …